Oct 1, 2012 4:00pm PDT
and if need be on to los angeles. you see this there that train is going to be on the tracks for hours and hours to come. if you are riding amtrak, you might need to call ahead. 2008 at that very same intersection, shep, truck carrying lemon peels blew through a signal, hit an amtrak train in that case 20 people were injured. in both cases the signal was said to be operating but weather may have been a factor in the 2008 case 100 degrees today and clear as a bell. unclear what was going on with the driver of the truck today, shep? >> shepard: trace gallagher in los angeles. update us. thank you. dramatic look at a bus crash that killed six people on a busy highway. can you see the flames engulfing that buzz on all sides. it happened in northern china. state media there report that the photo came from somebody's cell phone camera. the bus carrying german tourists reportedly slammed into the back of a truck right before it burst into flames. more than a dozen people reported hurt with fractures, bruises and burns. according to state media, incidents linked to bad driving and poor road co
Oct 2, 2012 4:00pm PDT
died in 2010. william lajeunesse with the news live tonight in los angeles. william? >> bill, naco is a small, quiet border town until the sun goes down. for years it was the single busiest spot on the border and today it remain has major drug highway. early this morning, around 2:00 o'clock in the morning, three agents responded when a sensor or typically go off in a given area suggesting a line of illegals or smugglers were coming up a canyon. when agents arrived, gunmen opened fire, an apparent ambush. was was air lifted to tucson medical center in stable condition. another was patrolling on horseback, he was killed. 30-year-old nicholas ivy was born and raised in utah, joined the border patrol four years ago. he leaves behind a wife and two daughters. >> it's been a long day for us, but it's been longer for no one more than a wife whose husband is not coming home. >> the naco station covers about 1200 square miles, including 32 miles of arizona-mexican border. the fear is that the suspects reportedly up to four, made it across the border before this dragnet got fully underway.
Oct 3, 2012 4:00pm PDT
it works its way. in the mayor of los angeles is antonio i have larrville he is live outside the university of denver. mayor, nice to see you and thank you. >> good to see you too -- i can't see you but i can hear you. there is a little wind out here i hope can you hear me shep i am curious on what you think is president obama's number one job tonight in denver. >> i think his number one job is to do what he has done throughout the campaign. lay out a fact-based path ahead. how he got here in the first place. be acknowledged that we're still not out of the woods, but there is a path out. , to cut the deficit by $4 trillion, to make sure that we don't extend the bush tax cuts so that we can invest in education. >> shepard: this sounds more like a list than a one thing. >> those are the ones -- that's the list,at's the one th. >> shepard: one thing that's been bubbling up on the campaign trail today is the statement by joe biden that he made this afternoon i'm sure you are aware of it that the middle class had taken a beating over the last four years. they came back to say that they meant for
Oct 5, 2012 4:00pm PDT
angeles tonight. adam, what are you hearing? >> we expect to gun a report from the fbi and local reporters will have a news conference in tucson of what they found so far. what we are hearing is tuesday morning they sensor went off. they do believe drug or human smugglers sent off sensors from this area. they responded from different directions and they accidently shot each other. the question is whether or not this shootout began because of some shots fired by the smug glir glers. that's -- smugglers. no arrests right now on either side of the border but there have been some people that have been questioned on the mexican side, harris. >> we know this can happen any time, you know, we have seen it happen in war time. what about with the u.s. border patrol. has this sort of thing happened before? >> you know, that's a very good question. and the quote i was given from the source -- a couple different sources we have been talking to about this was this was a perfect storm type situation. they had gotten back through all the different methods of being able to track this stuff to the 1970s. t